MONTREAL, May 6 /CNW Telbec/ - The Montreal Children's Hospital
Foundation and radio stations Virgin Radio 96, CHOM 97.7 and CJAD 800 are proud to announce that Astral Radio's National Day of Caring for Kids Radiothon raised an outstanding $1,654,215 for The Montreal Children's Hospital
of the McGill University Health Centre.
Live from The Children's, dozens of patients and their families
courageously shared how the Hospital's professionals saved their lives.
Hundreds of volunteers answered phones helping to ensure the event's
Responding to the call of their favourite hosts, thousands of listeners
joined the Circle of Hugs with a monthly donation of $18. The final result clearly demonstrates
their generosity. In seven years, more than $14.5 million has been
raised for The Children's thanks to Virgin Radio 96, CHOM 97.7 and CJAD
All funds raised will go towards meeting the most urgent needs of the
Hospital, which include medical and surgical equipment and funding for
The Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation thanks Astral Radio stations
Virgin Radio 96, CJAD 800 and CHOM 97.7, as well as Miracle Hour sponsors A Bunch of Moms, Adorable Kids, Air Canada, Robert Bastone & Associates, Concordia
Computer Science and Engineering Association, Foresters, Revolution
Textiles, Scotiabank and Shire Canada.
Donations continue to be accepted online at childrenfoundation.com. Thank you!
SOURCE McGill University Health Centre
For further information:
Luke Quin, Director of Communications
The Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation: 514-934-4846, Ext. 29236